HOW DID YOU GET INTO SNOWBOARDING, MATE?
Coming from a family who loves the snow and being fortunate enough to travel overseas to snowboard at a young age was a big part of what got me into the sport. My dad is very passionate about snowboarding and had a big influence on my career.
DESCRIBE A NORMAL TRAINING DAY FOR YOU?
Training is always dependent on the weather but usually after breakfast I do a warm up, sip on a Red Bull, listen to music and head out onto the mountain. I generally decide any goals or new tricks I want to learn, the night before so I can mentally prepare for it overnight and morning. I train six days a week and always try to have Sunday off unless it’s an awesome powder day. I can’t miss out on those – they’re extremely valuable!
IS THERE ANY SPECIFIC TRAINING YOU NEED TO DO?
Staying on top of strength and flexibility through the season, and off-season, plays a huge part. Physically, snowboarding can be a very demanding sport so making sure I’m flexible and have muscle where it counts, in order to take impact, is probably the most important.
HOW DO YOU PREPARE FOR COMPETITION?
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